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By Simon Stanley, 5/10/2016
The Open Compute Project (OCP) and the shift to virtualized functions using SDN and NFV is driving a complete change in the architecture of telecom data centers and telecom infrastructure. ...
By Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Management, Heavy Reading, 4/8/2016
Communications service providers (CSPs) are in the process of transforming the infrastructure they use to deliver services. They are looking to both lower their capex and opex and increase ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/12/2015
As cable operators seek to move upmarket, cater to larger, more sophisticated enterprises and roll out new services faster and more efficiently, they should look at adopting NFV technology.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/12/2015
SDN is turning traditional service models around to allow Verizon to measure and deliver performance at the application layer.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/8/2015
NFV isn't magic. Although it provides many benefits, it takes much hard work to get there.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/7/2015
Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, but even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/6/2015
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2015
The head of Telefónica's NFV initiative admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, that can change.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/23/2015
The long-range goal of service providers is to deliver app-specific network performance and that is showing up in technical developments today.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/22/2015
Managed services provider Masergy Communications is on the forefront of a growing trend, deploying virtual CPE. That's currently considered one of the strongest business cases for network ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2015
CableLabs' Virtualized Network Evolution Program looks at how to apply analytics to track resources and more when virtualizing home, business and core networks.
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Interview With Lanner at RSA 2018: Empower Next-Generation Cybersecurity

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The increasing convergence in IoT, cloud, SDN and NFV has led to the unprecedented transformation and revolution of the network environment. The conventional security measures are encountering their limits against the sophisticated, advanced cyber intrusions. As the leader in network security gateways, Lanner strives to innovate product lineups to meet the ...

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Making the Right Geothermal Call to Slash Cooling Costs

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Rygan's Lane Lawless says that geothermal installations are like haircuts -- "People only talk about the bad ones" -- and he has good advice for operators seeking to leverage geothermal to reduce cooling costs by up to 70%. In this video recorded at the recent
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Reliance Jio President Mathew Oommen on India's 4G Phenomenon

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Reliance Jio's Mathew Oommen discusses the market reality and motivation behind one of India's most incredible mobile networks.
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Lanner at BCE: Accelerating SDN/NFV Deployment With Multi-Purpose Network Appliances

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An open architecture allows service providers to efficiently integrate pre-validate hardware platform with best-in-class VNFs and to accelerate service time-to-market. To build a platform for multivendor SDN and NFV deployments, Lanner provides a wide range of white box hardware solutions pre-validated and optimized by major VNF vendors in the market specializing ...
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Vodafone Germany CIO Talks Customer-Centric Digital Transformations

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Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, interviews Frederic Vanoosthuyze, CIO of Vodafone Germany, about their customer-centric digital transformation. Frederic highlights the critical nature of the customer experience and the role of Revenue Management capabilities to the customer experience. He demonstrates a flexible data sharing plan on My Vodafone APP which ...
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Huawei BSS – Enabling HKT's Customer-Centric Digital Transformation

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Light Reading's News Editor, Iain Morris, interviews Peter Lam, Managing Director of Engineering of Hong Kong Telecom (HKT) about their customer experience-driven approach to digital transformation. Peter emphasizes the benefits that their digital transformation project delivered in terms of customer experience and operation efficiency and how the partnership ...
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Why 5G Needs a 3D Perspective – Ovum

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At the 5G World Summit in London, Ovum's Daryl Schoolar explains why the migration from 4G to 5G requires a three-dimensional perspective.
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NFV & Interoperability at Verizon

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Ken Presti, director of the New IP Agency (NIA), talks NFV and interoperability with Anuj Dutia, who is in charge of product management and strategy in cloud networking at Verizon.
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Parallel Wireless Founder Reflects on Tech

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Parallel Wireless is focused on making networks more flexible under the guidance of Co-Founder and VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal, who shares her thoughts on the industry's most game-changing technologies – past, present and future – as well as offering advice for other female founders with a great idea.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Corporate Haircuts

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Scott, Jamie and Iain ponder the significance of haircuts at the top of the corporate food chain, with the luxuriantly coiffured Gavin Patterson reaching the end of his tenure at BT and the often mulleted Hans Vestberg set to take over at Verizon. Iain and Jamie then reminisce about some swanky lunches they both attended with Vodafone and Orange, and declare a ...
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Digital Electricity: A New Power Delivery Paradigm?

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Electricity that's safe to touch? Infrastructures that don't require metallic conduits to deliver power safely? According to Dan Lowe, Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder of VoltServer, breaking current into 600 pulses per second and checking for safety each time can revolutionize how electricity is sent around buildings, campuses and even entire cities. In ...
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The Journey to Network Transformation: Interview With Intel's Dan Rodriguez

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Light Reading's US News Editor, Phil Harvey, interviews Intel's Dan Rodriguez on the impact of the transformation across the network and what the industry needs to do to keep up with the increasing consumer expectations for amazing experiences. Rodriguez discusses the latest technology trends such as transformation at the edge to support new IoT and 5G services ...